source water protection

May 23, 2018

EPA proposes 4-step plan to regulate PFOAs in drinking water . . .

Administrator Pruitt Kicks Off National Leadership Summit on PFAS Announces EPA’s four-step plan WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt opened the National Leadership Summit on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) by announcing concrete steps the Agency plans to take following the Summit: EPA’s Four-Step Action Plan: EPA will initiate steps to evaluate the need […]
January 8, 2018

Collaboration With Farmers Key to Source Water Protection

Congress has a unique opportunity this year to encourage and incentivize collaborative efforts between water utilities and upstream farmers.  Reposting below a great article by David LaFrance, CEO of the American Water Works Association. Reposted from Journal AWWA Jan. 2018 Open Channel DAVID B. LaFRANCE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER When we sit down for dinner each […]
January 17, 2017

TNC Releases New Report on Values of Source Water Protection

Linking to a new report by The Nature Conservancy that reinforces the economic, environmental, and community benefits of source water protection, Beyond the Source. According to TNC This report was developed in partnership with the Natural Capital Project, Forest Trends, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Latin American Water Funds Partnership, and wouldn’t have been […]